May 19, 2017

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend in New Westminster

The long awaited Victoria Day weekend is upon us and we're sharing some ideas to get out and enjoy your sunny long weekend. Here are 5 things to keep you busy this long weekend around New Westminster:

  1. Fraser River Tug Boat Paint & Sip Pint Night
    May 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    100 Braid Street Studios, 100 Braid Street

    This paint and sip night includes a glass of wine or beer and light appies to help you relax and enjoy your evening. Paint supplies are provided and the artist takes you step by step through the painting. No painting skills necessary, just a fun evening that's almost more about the party than the paint.

  2. New West Craft at River Market
    May 20 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    810 Quayside Dr, New Westminster

    New West Craft is a handmade market hosted by the Arts Council of New Westminster. You'll find jewelers, knitters and crafters with a wide assortment of custom, local, handmade goods. New West Craft takes place on the first and third Saturday of every month at River Market.

  3. A Little Night Music
    May 11 @ 8:00 PM - May 21 @ 10:30 PM
    Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street

    A sophisticated musical inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film Smiles of a Summer Night, the story is a series of trysts, twists, and revelations during a weekend gathering at a country estate. The original production received 6 Tony Awards (including Best Musical) and is one of Sondheim’s most beloved scores.

  4. Anvil Battery Salute
    Victoria Day, May 22 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Queen’s Park Stadium

    Colourful, loud, free and fun for the whole family! A 21-shot anvil salute to the Queen.

  5. Brunch on the Patio
    296 East Columbia Street

    Browns Socialhouse patio at The Brewery District is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely brunch on a sunny long weekend. Relax and enjoy a refreshing mimosa, soak up the sunshine and enjoy your day. Check out their brunch menu here.

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